Heart Disease and African Americans
Publication Year: 2010
African-Americans are less likely to be diagnosed with heart disease than whites, but are more likely to die from it. And, obesity and high blood pressure — risk factors for heart disease — are more common in African-Americans. The site also has statistics on the risk factors and rates of heart disease in African-Americans.
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